Reverend Mother

noun

Definition of Reverend Mother

  1. :  a woman who is the head of a convent —often used as a form of address Good morning, Reverend Mother.

Word by Word Definitions

reverendplay Reverend
  1. :  worthy of reverence :  revered

    :  of or relating to the clergy

motherplay Mother
  1. :  a female parent

    :  a woman in authority

    :  the superior of a religious community of women

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a mother

    :  bearing the relation of a mother

    :  derived from or as if from one's mother

  1. :  to give birth to

    :  to give rise to :  produce

    :  to care for or protect like a mother

  1. :  mother of vinegar


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